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2 hrs ago | DNAInfo.com

How to Pick Up Someone on the Subway

The subway commute is a necessary evil for many New Yorkers, but if you're single it's an opportunity to spark a new relationship.

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7 hrs ago | Galway Advertiser

Jeffrey Lewis - Five Essential Songs Playlist

SINGER, SONGWRITER, comic book creator, visual artist, and storyteller, Jeffrey Lewis is both a product of the New York counter culture and indie rock's renaissance man.

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11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

Mexican artist takes his environmental message to New York

Mexican artist Gilberto Aceves Navarro is using 122 bicycle sculptures placed around New York City to urge people to get moving, enjoy their freedom and protect the environment.

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15 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

New Yorkers lag as potential organ donors

A study from Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield shows 22 percent of New York adults in the donor registry, compared with 48 percent nationally.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

CNN

Court says ground zero cross can stay

A memorial cross at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York can remain at the newly-opened facility, an appeals court ruled Monday.

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Business Journal

Niagara Falls hospital launches program for care at home and in the community

Niagara Falls Memorial Medical Center is launching a new program to enhance care for patients once they leave the hospital.

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Tucson Weekly

Adam Kwasman Makes The New Yorker

First the New Yorker has 20 pages of ads and New York events. Then the first feature in every issue is "The Talk of the Town," a series of short pieces about cultural and political issues.

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Gawker

I Need a Dollar: Should You Give to New York's Homeless?

I met Roger Blondell around 2 p.m. on a Thursday afternoon in early July. A tall chubby black man, Blondell was dressed in worn-in jeans and a shirt that looked like he'd had it on for a few days.

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New York Magazine

New York City Is Loving Lyft Into Uselessness

After weeks of turmoil and standoffs with regulators, ride-sharing start-up Lyft has finally opened for business in New York .

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Silicon Alley Insider

Uber Unleashes A New Car Service To Fit Six People

Remember when you used to have to get two Ubers so you could fit you and your five friends? Here's some good news: Uber New York is now getting a new addition called UberXL , which will fit up to six people in one car.

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UPI

Synthetic pot hospitalizes 15 in New York

New York City health officials are urging the public to stop using synthetic marijuana after over a dozen New Yorkers were hospitalized from smoking the banned substance in recent days.

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WNEM-TV Saginaw

'Sharknado' sequel has bite and lots of laughs

In this image released by Syfy, Ian Ziering, as Fin Shepard, battles a shark on a New York City street in a scene from "Sharknado 2: The Second One," premiering Wednesday at 9 p.m. .

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Daily Kos

Joan Rivers and the NY-NJ/Israel-Palestinian analogy

Joan Rivers is a great comedian. I just noticed a video, that has gotten a great amount of attention, in which she is interviewed at an airport and comments on the Gaza crisis in terms of an analogy.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York

Natural Gas And Upstate New York

If you live in New York City or the suburban counties that surround it, you need not worry that a drilling rig will pull up to explore for natural gas.

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Dallas Morning News

Millionaires' row: New York City

That's because more than 1 in 25 New Yorkers is a millionaire, according to a study released last week.

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TwinCities

With little snark and cheap visual effects, 'Sharknado 2' bites

The film, premiering Wednesday, is of course the follow-up to the SyFy channel's runaway 2013 hit about swirling tornadoes of live sharks attacking Los Angeles.

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Brooklynian

Most Recent Comment

Bike riding is a healthy recreational activity and also a very environmentally friendly and useful way of transportation.

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CBS Local

Political Issues Give Rise To New Party Lines

This year, relatively unknown Republican gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino announced a plan to tap the votes of angry parents and educators by petitioning for a "Stop Common Core" line on the November ballot.

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Mashable

Lyft Celebrates NYC Launch by Giving Away Thousands in Free Rides

As Lyft officially hit the streets of New York on Friday , after weeks of negotiations with officials, users of the app received texts and emails advertising the company's first major promotional stunt: Free rides.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

New York Daily News

Mayor de Blasio spends Italy vacation in meetings with political leaders

The Italian getaway Mayor de Blasio repeatedly billed as a much-needed 'family vacation' is filled with meetings with political leaders, long ceremonies with speeches and seemingly little down time.

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